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1 The Compact Edition of the Dictionary of National Biography. Complete Text Reproduced Micrographically [2 volumes]
London Oxford University Press 1975 0198651023 / 9780198651024 Hardback 
Quarto Size. Very Good condition. No dustjacket. No slipcase or magnifying glass. Some very light wear to edges else a fine set. 3149 pages ID251505 
Price: 50.00 AUD
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A Child Alone The Memoirs of 'BB', 'BB' [Watkins-Pitchford, D.J)
2 'BB' [Watkins-Pitchford, D.J) A Child Alone The Memoirs of 'BB'
London Michael Joseph 1979 0718116909 / 9780718116903 4th impression Hardcover 
Octavo Size [approx 15.5 x 22.8cm]. Very Good condition in Very Good Dustjacket. DJ protected in purpose-made plastic sleeve. Previous owner's small bookplate to front pastedown. Black & white illustrations by D.J. Watkins-Pitchford (alias "BB"). 169pages The much loved naturalist, artist and author recalls his life as a child at the beginning of the 20th century. ID177215 
Price: 35.00 AUD
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The Serpents of Paradise A Reader, Abbey, Edward
3 Abbey, Edward The Serpents of Paradise A Reader
New York Owl Books/Henry Holt & Company 1996 0805031332 / 9780805031331 1st thus Softcover 
Octavo Size [approx 15.5 x 22.8cm]. Very Good condition. 400 pages Includes essays, travel pieces and fictions to reveal Abbey's life directly and arranged chronologically. ID292256 
Price: 10.00 AUD
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Yours for Decency: the Campaign to Clothe Naked Animals, Abel, Alan
4 Abel, Alan Yours for Decency: the Campaign to Clothe Naked Animals
London Elek Books 1966 Hardback 
Octavo Size [approx 15.5 x 22.8cm]. Very Good condition in Good Dustjacket - now protected in purpose-made plastic sleeve. DJ has closed tear to the upper rear panel and some small chips to the upper edge. 139 pages The hilarious recounting of a classic hoax which started in 1959 and lasted 6 years. How Alan Arbel hoodwinked the American public into believing that there was a Society to clothe animals in the name of decency! ID211352 
Price: 15.00 AUD
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5 Abjorensen, Norman JOHN HEWSON A BIOGRAPHY
Port Melbourne Lothian 1993 0850915759 / 9780850915754 1st Edition Hardback 
Large octavo size [16x24cm approx]. Very Good in Very Good Dustjacket. DJ protected in plastic cover. Illustrated with Black and White Photographs. 213 pages ID163515 
Price: 12.00 AUD
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DICKENS, Ackroyd, Peter
6 Ackroyd, Peter DICKENS
London Sinclair-Stevenson 1990 1856190005 / 9781856190008 1st Edition Hardback 
Large octavo size [16x24cm approx]. Very Good condition in Very Good Dustjacket. DJ protected in purpose-made plastic sleeve. A nice copy. Illustrated with Black and White plates. A large heavy tome. 1195pages ID107650 
Price: 25.00 AUD
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London The Concise Biography, Ackroyd, Peter
7 Ackroyd, Peter London The Concise Biography
London Vintage 2012 0099570386 / 9780099570387 Reprint Softcover 
Octavo Size [approx 15.5 x 22.8cm]. Very Good condition. Illustrated with colour and black & white plates. Gift inscription to preliminary pages. 661 pages ID247170 
Price: 10.00 AUD
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The Life of Thomas More, Ackroyd, Peter
8 Ackroyd, Peter The Life of Thomas More
London Vintage 1999 0749386401 / 9780749386405 Reprint Softcover 
Octavo Size [approx 15.5 x 22.8cm]. Very Good condition. Light reading creases to spine. Illustrated with Black and White plates. Previous owner's details to half-title page. x, 435 pages Ackroyd's acclaimed biography of Sir Thomas More. ID271335 
Price: 11.00 AUD
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The Life of Thomas More, Ackroyd, Peter
9 Ackroyd, Peter The Life of Thomas More
London Chatto & Windus 1998 1856197115 / 9781856197113 1st Edition Hardback 
Large octavo size [16x24cm approx]. Very Good condition in Very Good Dustjacket. DJ protected in purpose-made plastic sleeve. Illustrated with colour and black & white plates. 435 pages Peter Ackroyd's acclaimed biography of this ' troubled and perplexing man' who has remained an enigma for over 500 years. ID265015 
Price: 18.00 AUD
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Hear the Train Blow, ADAM-SMITH, Patsy
10 ADAM-SMITH, Patsy Hear the Train Blow
Melbourne Thomas Nelson Australia 1987 0170069133 / 9780170069137 reprint Softcover 
Quarto Size [approx 24cm x 30.5cm]. Very Good condition - Card Covers. Illustrated with Black and White Photographs. Previous owner's details to half-title page. 180 pages. ID296463 
Price: 12.00 AUD
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11 Adam-Smith, Patsy There Was a Ship
Melbourne Thomas Nelson Australia 1983 0170062627 / 9780170062626 1st Illustrated Edition Hardcover 
Quarto Size [approx 24cm x 30.5cm]. Near Fine in Near Fine dustjacket. Illustrated with black & white photographs. Gift inscription to half-title page. 239 pages From the moment that Patsy Adam-Smith saw the little coastal trader ease her way out of Bass Strait and heard her crew talk of reefs, wrecks and sand shoals, she was bewitched. Determined to go to sea herself, she persuaded the owner to let her sail on the "Sheerwater" - cooking, taking a turn at the wheel and working her passage round the lovely, scattered islands of Bass Strait. She then spent 6 years on the Naracoopa and was the first woman to be granted signed Articles in Australian waters. Here she tells of her love affair with the sea and ships, with the small ketches that no longer trade around the Australian coast. ID148778 
Price: 22.00 AUD
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La Stupenda: A Biography of Joan Sutherland, Adams, Brian
12 Adams, Brian La Stupenda: A Biography of Joan Sutherland
Melbourne Hutchinson 1986 0091374111 / 9780091374112 Revised Edition Trade Paperback 
Very Good condition. Illustrated with Colour and Black & White Photographs. 351pages. ID292513 
Price: 12.00 AUD
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Family Fresco, Adams, Nancy
13 Adams, Nancy Family Fresco
Melbourne Melbourne F.W. Cheshire 1966 1st Edition Hardback 
Octavo Size. Very Good condition in Good Dustjacket. DJ has some wear and is now protected in a purpose-made plastic sleeve. DJ a little faded and has foxing. Illustrated with Black and White plates. 205 pages A fine literary evocation of Australian people and times past. The author, Agnes Eliza Fraser Adams (1890-1968) was the member of a distinguished pioneer family, the granddaughter of a distinguished Headmaster, Dr Alexander Morrison and the daughter of the brilliant barrister, Sir Edward Mitchell. This is the story of the Morrison and Mitchell families. ID236817 
Price: 15.00 AUD
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The Shepherd of the Ocean. An Account of Sir Walter Ralegh And His Times, Adamson, J.H. & Folland, H.F.
14 Adamson, J.H. & Folland, H.F. The Shepherd of the Ocean. An Account of Sir Walter Ralegh And His Times
Boston Gambit 1969 1st Edition Hardback 
Large octavo size [16x24cm approx]. Very Good in Very Good Dustjacket. DJ protected in purpose-made plastic sleeve. A nice copy. Previous owner's details to front pastedown & stamped on bottom edge. Black & white illustrations. 464 pages A comprehensive biography of this famous sailor and Elizabethan courtier. ID254869 
Price: 20.00 AUD
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Gods of Modern Grub Street.  Impressions of Contemporary Authors, Adcock, A. St. John
15 Adcock, A. St. John Gods of Modern Grub Street. Impressions of Contemporary Authors
London Sampson Low, Marston & Co Circa1920 4th impression Hardback 
Octavo Size. Very Good condition. No dustjacket. Tan cloth boards. Thirty-two tipped in portraits by E.O. Hoppe. 327 pages Arthur St. John Adcock [1864-1930] was a British novelist, poet and journalist. He was the editor of The Bookman The Bookman [a monthly magazine published in London from 1891 until 1934]. Gods of Modern Grub Street was originally published in 1923. It includes pen portraits of the most notable authors of the day, including Thomas hardy, Conan Doyle, Kipling, Compton Mackenzie, John Masefield, John Buchan, Arnold Bennett. Sheila Kaye-Smith etc. ID254840 
Price: 25.00 AUD
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16 Adcock, A. St. John The Glory That Was Grub Street. Impressions of Contemporary Authors
London Sampson Low, Marston & Co Circa1920 Hardback 
Octavo Size. Very Good condition. No dustjacket. Tan cloth boards. Thirty-two camera studies by E.O. Hoppe. Previous owner's details to front free end paper. Repaired tear to Page 123. 327 pages Arthur St. John Adcock [1864-1930] was a British novelist, poet and journalist. He was the editor of The Bookman The Bookman [a monthly magazine published in London from 1891 until 1934]. This volume includes pen portraits of Chesterton, Shaw, Housman, Dreiser, Gosse, Huxley amongst others. ID254845 
Price: 18.00 AUD
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17 Al-NAHI, Donya Heroine of the Desert
London Metro Books 2003 1843580721 / 9781843580720 1st Edition Hardcover 
Octavo Size [approx 15.5 x 22.8cm]. Very Good condition in Very Good Dustjacket. DJ protected in purpose-made plastic sleeve. A nice copy. 278 pages The autobiography of a woman who 'has become an angel of mercy to hundreds of British women who have had their children taken away by their Middle Eastern fathers. ID213988 
Price: 14.00 AUD
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Because Each Life Is Precious.  Why an Iraqi Man Risked Everything for Private Jessica Lynch, Al-Rehaief, Mohammed Odeh [with Jeff Coplon]
18 Al-Rehaief, Mohammed Odeh [with Jeff Coplon] Because Each Life Is Precious. Why an Iraqi Man Risked Everything for Private Jessica Lynch
New York Harper Collins Publishers 2003 0060590548 / 9780060590543 1st Edition Hardcover 
Octavo Size [approx 15.5 x 22.8cm]. Near Fine copy in Near Fine dustjacket. DJ now protected in purpose-made plastic sleeve. Like new. 212 pages The story of the Iraqi man who risked his life to save Private Jessica Lynch. Mohammed Al-Rehaief's story is the tale of what it is like to grow up in a society where violence and betrayal are everyday events, where one in five adult males worked for the State's security apparatus and where a President demanded absolute loyalty and adulation, and how this lead him to save Private Lynch and change his life forever. ID233484 
Price: 10.00 AUD
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Bessie Empress of the Blues., Albertson, Chris
19 Albertson, Chris Bessie Empress of the Blues.
London Abacus 1975 0349100543 / 9780349100548 Reprint Softcover 
Octavo Size [approx 15.5 x 22.8cm]. Very Good condition. Very faint scattered foxing to top and leading edge. Illustrated with Black and White Photographs. 224 pages ID288274 
Price: 10.00 AUD
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Catherine the Great: Life and Legend., Alexander, John
20 Alexander, John Catherine the Great: Life and Legend.
London Oxford University Press 1989 0195061624 / 9780195061628 Trade Paperback 
Very Good condition. Illustrated with Black and White plates. 418 pages ID229400 
Price: 15.00 AUD
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